TOPTICA Photonics Shifts to New Facility in Pittsford to Support Its Growth and Development

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Subsidiary North America TOPTICA Photonics, a leading laser manufacturer based near Rochester, NY, has moved from its Ontario County location in Farmington to Pittsford on September 9. The new facility more than doubles the footprint, allowing the company to increase its lab and production spaces that are critical for anticipated growth over the next decade. 

At the new location at 1120 Pittsford Victor Road, TOPTICA will occupy more than 2/3rds of the space, with options to expand in the future. The building features multiple custom facilities for manufacturing and development, including robust R&D space and multipurpose cleanrooms.

The move is fueled by rapid growth over the past two decades. Since 2006, the company has averaged strong double digit growth year over year. 

TOPTICA employs nearly 40 people in the Rochester, NY area and expects the number to increase to about 70 employees over the next several years. Multiple open positions are currently available, including technical and scientific positions, operations roles, and service engineers. Open positions can be seen at

“This move signifies a new era for TOPTICA – Our new US headquarters will allow us to reach new milestones and continue scientific advances” said Mark A. Tolbert, President/CEO. “We now have the resources to sustain the incredible growth we have experienced over the last two decades, and continue our contribution to research and industry in the quantum, biophotonics, and materials markets. Our enabling technologies continue to have real world impacts in ways previously unimaginable.” 

One thing is for sure: the future is bright. As a key supplier for emerging technologies like Microscopy, Quantum Computing, Communication, and Sensing, TOPTICA is an innovation driver and technological leader. Now with more space and the momentum stemming from its recent successes, TOPTICA , Inc. is poised to reach new heights in the Rochester area.

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